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How to Apply

Study for free

Students who receive Russian government scholarships can study in the basic preparatory programme for free if they do not know Russian language well enough to enrol in a Russian-taught full-degree programme.  It is possible to apply for full-tuition scholarships only through their local Rossotrudnichestvo branch. You can find more information here

Enrol in fee-paying programmes

All international students applying to study in fee-paying preparatory programmes must pass Registration. 

After you choose a programme, please use this link to:   

 1.       Fill in and submit a request for a login and password.

 2.       Access your Personal Account, fill in and submit an application for registration. 

Your application will be reviewed for eligibility and entry requirements within 2 weeks. Provided your application is approved, visa invitations can be requested only 90 days prior to the beginning of the programme)

All international students enrolled in  HSE International Preparatory Programmes are guaranteed a place in one of HSE student dormitories.

For questions, please contact interprep@hse.ru.

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